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50 Shades Of Sexy: Better Than Chocolate

So, this is the 2nd week of 50 Shades Of Sexy, and yes I am late. I’m catching up, though! I’ll have the 3rd week up later today, and then I’ll be caught up! I’m keeping this one short and, appropriately, sweet. The them was Better Than Chocolate, which makes me think of Sarah McLachlan’s song Ice Cream. I sang that once, at karaoke, for Rad. So it seemed appropriate that a picture of him should be featured in this post! He’s definitely better than chocolate and ice cream and well, basically anything else. The heart platter with yummies is from Rassasy Foods. My picture frame is What Next. The bed – the awesome, amazing bed – is from LAQ Decor. Also, take note of my fabulous feet! These are from the new Gos Boutique line, and I will have more on this unreal series soon, including information about the BEST skin tinting hud in SL.

Better Than Chocolate

This skin is a new release from Cupcakes called Emilia. The Cupcakes sim recently reopened and it looks AMAZING. I really love this skin. It’s very soft and pretty. It also has a lot of add on options, including under eye tattoos. I’m wearing one of those in this pic. I think it adds a unique look to the skin, don’t you?

Cupcakes' Emilia Skin

Look for my take on “Sexual Healing” later today!

~Lucie

Credits:
Skin: Cupcakes – Emilia – Copper – Golden
Eyes: IKON – Eternal – Hazel
Lashes: Gaeline Creations – Fantasia
Hair: Truth – Winona (pic 1) & Lavinia (pic 2) both in blood w/roots
Lingerie: Fishy Strawberry – Ignition – Brown
Feet: Gos Boutique – Arched Feet

Homestyle · Looks

A Hearty Harvest…

It was a brisk autumn morning, and I had a busy day ahead of me. I knew I’d need a good breakfast to keep me going, so I fried up some eggs and bacon, toasted some bread and steamed some milk for hot cocoa. I had already finished my eggs, but my husband was no place to be seen for his… and I have to admit, they smelled good enough that I considered eating his share, too! Instead, I sat and drank my cocoa. I was wearing my quirky and adorable Sunday Breakfast dress from Zanzibar CreationZ, but even with the wood stove burning, I was a touch cold, so I tossed on my Carolina jacket from e! to stave off the chill. And, so maybe I cheated a bit on the breakfast and had it catered by Rassasy Foods… shhh. Don’t tell Rad on me!

Breakfast

I spent the day decorating, and getting things right for my Harvest Party. However, with my eldest daughter usually off at Hogwarts, I didn’t want to miss the rare opportunity for some bonding time. So, we went out onto the patio (which I built myself, well, sorta… and yeah, I’m actually dorky enough to be proud of that one prim I didn’t even texture). Ashlan was thrilled when I used a bit of magic to light us a fire. Sitting in our comfy What Next Autumn Porch chairs, in the glow of the embers, as the fire crackled away, we sipped on yet more cocoa… and we weren’t cold at all! It helped that Ash was dressed for the weather in her Tres Blah sweater dress and Sn@tch tights!

Fireside bonding

Alas, all good things must end, and Ash used the Floo Network to return to school… while I changed into festive – yet comfy – party attire. I had snagged my cute top from ISON at The Arcade, along with this collar from Piddle. The skirt is Elena from Sn@tch… I love the silvery threads woven through it. My adorable shoes are another Arcade find, one my friend Cami was kind enough to share when she got an extra. These Ariane shoes from Ingenue are one of the “rares” you can win – if you’re lucky. My autumn decor is from What Next. I loved this Pumpkin Party Cooler set. It dispenses drinks, and it’s oh-so-adorable. Definitely put me in the party mood, which is rare! Also, for those who prefer their harvest drinks warm and non-alcoholic, I naturally had to make the Pumpkin Spice Lattes on this tray… you can get the recipe from the What Next Autumn Frames set, and it’s so cute that you’ll also want to hang it up to share with all! And because I’m a chocoholic, there was also more cocoa on hand!

Harvest Party

Though nervous, I think I managed to pull off my role as hostess rather nicely. My buffet table from La’Lalicious was the perfect place for all my party accouterments, along with this adorable scale that What Next has to offer from Zodiac this round (and I believe the scales are exclusive to the event). My hair got a bit messy, as you can see, but I think it worked with the boho chic look I’d put together.

Cocoa anyone?

I like to think a fun time was had by all… and I’m looking forward to my holiday party! I definitely plan to get that catered, too. 😉

~Lucie

Home Style Credits
Pic 1:
Dining set: What Next – Coastal Cottage Breakfast Room
Scale: What Next – Baking Day Scales – Blue (from Zodiac)
House: Funky Junk – Country Shed Home
Memo board: What Next – Notice Me memo board
Food: Rassasy Foods – Eggs & Bacon Breakfast (includes plain placemats to rezz food, ones in pic were custom made for me)
Cocoa & Tray: What Next – Fall Leaves – Mugs & Hot Chocolate Tray

Pic 2:
Patio Set: What Next – Autumn Porch Set – Includes all props seen
Leaves: What Next – Autumn Ground Cover

Fashion Credits (pics 1 & 2)
On Me:
Skin: Izzie’s – Elena – Sunkissed w/blue eyeshadow, blush, pink lipstick & eyeliner tattoo layers
Eyes: IKON – Kaleido – Desert
Hair: Truth – Winona w/roots – Sangria
Dress: Zanzibar CreationZ – Sunday Breakfast w/blue sash
Cardigan: E! – Carolina – Powder
Shoes: Elikatira – Flair flats – White

On Ashlan:
Skin: Filthy – Ayla 07 – Ivory
Hair: Elikatira – Listen – Brown 05 (Tinted reddish)
Dress: Tres Blah – Camille – Blue
Tights: Sn@tch – Ribbed tights – Black
Shoes: G Field – Alex – Black Suede

Pic 3
Home Style Credits:
Table: La’Licious – Coastal Meadows Buffet
Party Cooler & Drink Tray: What Next – Pumpkin Party Cooler Set
Scale: What Next – Baking Day Scales – Green (from Zodiac)
Artwork: What Next – Autumn Frames
Cocoa & Tray: What Next – Fall Leaves – Mugs & Hot Chocolate Tray (wearable and decor versions)
Memo board: What Next – Notice Me memo board
Jack-O-Lantern: What Next – Stars w/projection

Fashion Credits:
Skin: Izzie’s – Elena – Sunkissed w/brown eyeshadow & caramel lipstick tattoo layers
Eyes: IKON – Utopia – Deep Mint
Hair: Ploom – Long Day – Browns (tinted reddish)
Top: ISON – Sheer Baby Blouse – Black (from The Arcade)
Skirt: Sn@tch – Elena Maxi – Teal
Collar: Pididdle – Decor Collar – Vintage Mermaid (from The Arcade)
Shoes: Ingenue – Ariane – Noir (from The Arcade)
Pose: Built into cocoa tray

Looks

Casual Fun

I love coldLogic. I would own everything in that store, in nearly every color… except, well. I like being married, and I suspect Rad would object to a spending spree of that magnitude! But I knew I needed one of these cute sagal tops when they came out. I don’t tend to wear a lot of red (in either world), but I liked the tomato shade a lot, so I snagged it. I know a lot of people have abandoned all non-mesh clothing, but I am by no means one of them. These capri jeans are from Kyoot and were part of Collabor88 some months back, and I just love the texture work so much. Oh, also, Kyoot is currently having a huge sale where a lot of the store is 50L.

Casual Friday

I paired the look with the Milly hair from the latest Truth release. The clips are texture change using a hud, and this hair is too cute. I think it has the benefit of being simple enough for casual fun, while being versatile enough to be worn with a dressier look, too! I decided it was time for a new profile pic while I was at it.

July 2012

Later that night, I had dinner with my baby sister Isley. I snagged this sushi set from Rassasy Foods, and it’s really awesome. It comes with the table and also with place mats that rezz the meal, so you could use your own table instead if you prefer. The table is surrounded by cute cushions for kneeling while you eat!

Dinner Time

Hope you’re having a great weekend! More soon.

~Lucie

Credits
Me:
Skin: Izzie’s – Estella – Sunkissed
Eyes: IKON – Sunrise – Light Arabian Blue
Hair: Truth – Milly – Sangria w/roots (MESH)
Eyeshadow: Izzie’s – Estella – Smokey 2
Lipstick: Izzie’s – Estella – Dark Red
Lashes: Beetlebones – Dollface (MESH)
Nails: Izzie’s – Metallic
Top: coldLogic – sagal.tomato (MESH)
Pants: Kyoot – Etienne Capris – Grey
Shoes: Elikatira – Flair Flats – Charcoal/Crimson
Poses: Embody – Charm 3 & Heidi 3
Sushi Table – Rassasy Foods

Isley:
Skin: Pink Fuel – Elly – Sugar – Angelic
Shape: Embody – Miri – Modified
Hair: Truth – Bronte – Fire
Freckles: Mynerva – Hundreds of Thousands in Light and Dark
Eyes: IKON – Sunrise – White
Outfit: Inner Peace – Country Dandi
Glasses: Mad – Nerd Glasses